Televoke, a telematics software company, announced Mar. 4 at the Digital CarConference that it has selected WirelessCar, a provider oftelematics infrastructure services, to deliver transaction-basedbilling systems so Televoke business partners can address thebilling needs of enterprise and fleet customers.
According to the company, the WirelessCar billing system, t-Bill, already in use by multiple Telematics Service Providers, willprovide a new value-added service that will allow Televoke and itsbusiness partners to provide more detailed accounting andtransaction-based usage models required in many enterprise andhigh-end consumer services.
"Flexibility in billing is critical for Televoke and its partnersto stay ahead in a competitive marketplace," said Bob Kimball, CEO ofTelevoke. "WirelessCar provides the best of both worlds to helpTelevoke maintain its competitive edge -- a flexible, sophisticatedbilling system, as well as comprehensive knowledge and experience inthe telematics industry."
Through more detailed subscriber information, the WirelessCarsystem will help Televoke and its partners to easily offer new anddifferentiated service offerings. The system will also help optimizenetwork performance and maximize profitability through improvedrevenue assurance, according to Televoke.
"We are delighted to be working with Televoke, a leader intelematics services, particularly in the U.S. telematics aftermarket,"said Gary Hallgren, COO of WirelessCar. "We look forward to workingwith them as they move into other applications and internationalmarkets."
About Televoke, Inc.
Televoke "connects people to things" by providing an automated weband telephony service platform that enables businesses to develop anddeliver location-based safety, security and productivity applicationsfor their customers worldwide. With Televoke's wireless softwareplatform, individuals and enterprises can track and control valuableassets, and be proactively notified through any Internet-connecteddevice or telephone when a valuable asset or loved one is at risk. TheTelevoke service platform can be customized and branded for anypartner and integrated with virtually any enterprise system, hardwaredevice, GPS or other location technology, wireless or wire linenetwork. Televoke was recently named by CNET as a "Top Ten" privatewireless company to watch in 2001. For more information on Televoke,please visit www.televoke.com, or send an e-mail to [email protected]
WirelessCar, an integrated telematics services company,focuses on offering connectivity, service integration, and billingsolutions to vehicle manufacturers, commercial fleets, and aftermarketsystem suppliers.
The company's telematics platform supports a wide range ofprograms and services including emergency and roadside assistance,navigation guidance, remote vehicle diagnostics and fleet management.The WirelessCar Universal Telematics Network (UTN) eliminates thecomplexity of communicating between diverse technologies byautomatically integrating and standardizing information from anytelematics equipment platform, network carrier, or content/serviceprovider.
WirelessCar, founded by three European companies,Ericsson, a provider of telecom and data solutions, theVolvo Group, a vehicle manufacturer, and Telia, an operator of fixed and wireless networks, is headquartered inGothenburg, Sweden. The company's North America headquarters islocated in Irvine, California. Additional information is available atwww.wirelesscar.com.